This is reproduction of a bronze prototype by Myron of Eleutherae, a Greek sculptor born in Attica bduring the fifth century BC.
The Discobole is one of the most famous statues of Antiquity.
The athlete is bending forward. His whole body leans on his right leg and his right arm reaches out behind him. He holds the disc he is about to throw.
His position is as dynamic as it is balanced and captures a vivid movement that suggests tension and energy.
The Discobole will be copied many times in Roman art and announces the most beautiful realisations of classical art.